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Summer Book Club G5-8

Make sure you put your name and the title of the book you are writing for.

Green Glass Sea by Ellenn Klages

There are a variety of themes displayed in the novel The Green Glass Sea; pick one theme that sticks out to you and write about a scene that conveyed the message of that theme. Why was this scene important?

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

Pick one thing in this book you disagree with. It could be something somebody says, somebody does or even something that happens as part of the plot. Why do you disagree with it? You can use examples from your own life, the outside world or even other books to help support your ideas.

The Wanderer by Sharon Creech

Was there anything in this story you found to be surprising or disappointing? Why?

Thoughtfully explain your answer.

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

What does Milo learn in his adventure? Reference specific themes or ideas.

Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

What was the biggest lesson YOU learned from this book? Not the character but YOU. Explain using personal experiences.

Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume

Often the climax of the story is the most emotional part. What kind of emotions did you get from reading the climax?

Paper Boy by Vince Vawter

An internal conflict is a problem or a dilemma that a character faces within him or herself. What is the internal conflict within the boy? At what point is this conflict revealed?

The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove

What was the most frustrating part of the story. Why? How would you have changed the story if you were the author?

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